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February 16, 2010
President's Day Snowstorm


February 2010's third major winter storm produced widespread snowfall amounts of 6 to 11 inches across areas generally near and south of the I-70 corridor, with lesser amounts further south.

With the snows from this system, many parts of the Ohio Valley received record or near-record snowfall amounts for the month of February -- with half of the month still to go!

Below are the top five snowiest Februaries for Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus, through the end of February:

Approximate Storm Accumulations

TOP 5 SNOWIEST FEBRUARYS
CINCINNATI

1.  26.1"....2010
2.  21.4"....1914
3.  20.6"....1910
4.  19.9"....1993
5.  18.5"....1998


DAYTON

1.  31.6"....1910
2.  23.0"....2010
3.  21.2"....2003
4.  17.5"....1979
5.  16.7"....1914

COLUMBUS
1.  30.1"....2010
2.  29.2"....1910
3.  24.4"....2003
4.  19.6"....1914
5.  16.4"....1979


Storm Event Photos